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machines, plural;
  1. (esp. in manufacturing) Make or operate on with a machine
    • - a decoratively machined brass rod
  1. An apparatus using or applying mechanical power and having several parts, each with a definite function and together performing a particular task
    • - a fax machine
    • - a shredding machine
  2. A coin-operated dispenser
    • - a candy machine
  3. Any device that transmits a force or directs its application

  4. An efficient and well-organized group of powerful people
    • - his campaign illustrated the continuing strength of a powerful political machine
  5. A person who acts with the mechanical efficiency of a machine
    • - comedians are more than just laugh machines

  1. any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  2. turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
  3. an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
  4. make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
  5. an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"
  6. a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
  7. A machine is a that uses energy to perform some activity. In common usage, the meaning is that of a device having parts that perform or assist in performing any type of work. A simple machine is a device that transforms the direction or magnitude of a force without consuming any energy. ...
  8. Gary Patrick Angelo Dell'Abate (born March 14, 1961), also known as "Baba Booey", is an American radio producer, known for being the executive producer of The Howard Stern Show. His autobiography, They Call Me Baba Booey, is set for release on November 2, 2010.
  9. Machine is an album released by neo-classical progressive metal band Artension in 2000.
  10. Machine was an American funk disco group formed by August Darnell in 1977. The group is most remembered today for their 1979 disco hit, "There but for the Grace of God Go I". The group disbanded in the early 1980s and founder August Darnell went on to form Kid Creole and the Coconuts.
  11. Machine is an EP by the indie rock Yeah Yeah Yeahs. It was released in 2002 by Touch and Go Records, and contains three songs from the Fever to Tell sessions. From this EP came one single, "Machine", which was released only in the UK.
  12. Machine is a 2007 action movie starring James Russo and Neal McDonough.
  13. (Machines (US)) The pari-mutuel computers/calculators.
  14. (Machines) Devices which are a combination of mechanical parts with the framework and fastenings to support and correct them, and are designed to apply a force to do work on or move materials to process the data. ...
  15. (Machines) Was the correct tool/tooling used? - Does it meet production requirements? - Does it meet process capabilities? – Are files saved with the correct extension to the correct location? – Is the equipment affected by the environment? – Is the equipment being properly maintained (i.e. ...
  16. Solo machines have engines ranging in displacement size from 50cc to 650cc. In the early years of motocross, the 500cc class was considered the premier division. However, as technology progressed, the open class bikes became more powerful and fewer riders were able to ride them at their limits. ...
  17. an actual machine in the mind (like ordinary machinery), constructed out of mental mass and energy, that has been made by the individual to do work for him, usually having been set up so as to come into operation automatically under certain predetermined circumstances. See also mental mass.
  18. A networked computer dedicated to providing a certain kind of service. Usually refers to a computer that stores the website files and has a web server running on it.
  19. An item of equipment capable of doing work.
  20. Computer, machine, and system are terms that are usually used interchangeably. However, more specifically, a 'machine' may refer to a server which may not be connected to regular user input and output devices.
  21. A human-made system or device made up of fixed and moving parts that perform tasks.
  22. A generic term for a carousel. A "portable machine" indicated a smaller carousel designed to be easily moved. A "park machine" indicates a larger carousel designed to be left in one location. (Amusement or other park)
  23. Unusual machines, mechanical apparatus or an area filled with machines in a dream indicate the danger of serious psychic disturbances.
  24. A synonym for a virtual machine running under the control of VM/ESA.
  25. A device with fixed and moving parts that modifies mechanical energy in order to do work.